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NFL/LISC Grassroots Program and Philadelphia Eagles Grant $250,000 for Lanning Square Middle School

The KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy will install a new synthetic turf field at Lanning Square Middle School in Camden, N.J. thanks in part to a $250,000 grant from the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia LISC through the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program.

From LISC Annual Report 2017:

Philadelphia

Helping Philadelphians find good job opportunities is a key component of Philadelphia LISC’s mission. To that end, in 2017 it provided a $1.2 million business loan to enable First Step Staffing to expand to Philadelphia. A nonprofit social enterprise based in Atlanta, First Step has a stellar track record in securing steady income ...

From National LISC:
3.21.2018 -

State Farm Announces $4 Million Grant to LISC

LISC and State Farm expanded their long-time partnership this week with new funding to boost economic opportunities in 11 cities. "Millions of people are looking for opportunities to earn higher wages and build stronger futures for their families,” said Maurice Jones, LISC president and CEO. "Our partnership with State Farm is vital to advancing this ...